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Offline Les

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Incorrect outside temperature
« on: May 18, 2024, 08:24:32 AM »
VWS, Win10, Ultimeter U2100.    Only recently noticed that the outside temp is actually displaying +>5. Searching a method to pre load a correction via VWS. Is this possible or should just go ahead and replace the sensor?
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Offline Andy Thompson

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Re: Incorrect outside temperature
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2024, 07:20:02 AM »
5 degrees off seems like a lot. I would look into calibrating the sensor. If you canít calibrate it then replace it. Offset the reading as a last resort.


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Offline Les

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Re: Incorrect outside temperature
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2024, 01:38:35 PM »
Good advice - thanks Andy.

Offline Mattk

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Re: Incorrect outside temperature
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2024, 04:38:21 PM »
What is the +5 deg compared to?

Offline Aussie Susan

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Re: Incorrect outside temperature
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2024, 10:30:51 PM »
Perhaps not relevant but my outdoor sensor is definitely incorrect when the humidity is about ~97%.
What is your humidity at the time the reading is high?
Susan

 

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